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Nigeria’s Drug Revolving Fund: A Conversation with Tukur Ibrahim

Tukur Ibrahim
September 22, 2023
5 Minute Read
The fund helps provide more reliable access to quality medicines and healthcare services at affordable prices, equity in accessing healthcare services, increased patient turnout, and improved patient confidence.
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It’s the Behaviours that Count

Cynthia Eldridge
August 17, 2022
3 Minute Read
A look at some of the guiding principles critical to health market facilitation
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Safe Blood: The Forgotten Commodity for Maternal, Newborn Health

Dr. Adaeze Oreh
June 12, 2020
5 Minute Read
Blood products are critical, but persistently overlooked in the quest for ending preventable maternal mortality. Dr. Adaeze Oreh addresses the need for the global community to act now to combat these issues.
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Tragic but Not Unique: Maternal Death in a Rural Clinic

Julie Becker | Emma Clark
May 5, 2020
4 Minute Read
This maternal health blog sets the scene for a conversation about the challenges of offering quality care in lower volume, more basic health facilities.
Colombian mother hugging child

Joining Forces to Strengthen the Health and Social Services Systems

Wanda Jaskiewicz
August 28, 2019
4 Minute Read
Integrating social and health services facilitates coordination and contributes to stronger health systems. Some countries are already integrating these services to protect children against abuse and nourish their environment.
Women's group meeting in Mali

Women’s Groups Leading the Way Towards Self-Reliance in Mali

William Tuleu
August 20, 2019
4 Minute Read
Rural women’s groups in Mali are proving that community health systems get stronger when national-level interventions are paired with community-level capacity building to make communities self-reliant.
Breastfeeding mother in Cambodia

3 Ways to Combat Aggressive Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes

Zoë Jenkins
August 5, 2019
4 Minute Read
Protecting and promoting breastfeeding is one of the most effective interventions to improve child survival. Here are some ways to support countries and advocates to uphold the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes as a critical piece of a multisectoral approach.
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A Voice for Midwives is a Voice for Progress

Emma Clark
May 3, 2019
2 Minute Read
A certified nurse-midwife, Emma Clark shares her thoughts on why midwives matter and why "investments in midwives are investments in our future."